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Art to Wear at Mexiquito
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Art to Wear at Mexiquito

By Juan Sánchez This is a new adventure that mixes love with sadness, happiness, and some disappointment too–and, of course, there are dozens of pieces to wear. For the last few months, jewelry designer David Godínez has spent his time working in gold, silver, copper, and tombac (a brass alloy with copper and zinc) mixed...

¿Qué hacer en marzo?
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¿Qué hacer en marzo?

By Breyton Méndez Musicantes El día 13 de marzo en la Antigua plaza de armas se presenta, a las 6:30 de la tarde, “Los Musicantes”, un espectáculo en espacio abierto que combina títeres, música y el canto, procurando el acercamiento de las artes al espacio común, en una convivencia pacífica y de unión. Para ello...

Thing to do in San Miguel in March
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Thing to do in San Miguel in March

By Breyton Méndez Music On March 13, at the Plaza Civica at 6:30pm, there will be a performance by Los Musicantes. This is an open-air show featuring puppets, music, and song brought with the purpose of bringing art to common spaces. The idea is to create a common space for this gathering to sow feelings...

Places Where Magic Happens
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Places Where Magic Happens

By Jesús Aguado Arts and crafts are a part of culture and include the techniques and the materials particular to a place. The workshops of local artisans in San Miguel de Allende are being opened to the public, and visitors will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the unique work they do. ...

Biblioteca Scholarship Students Applaud their Parents
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Biblioteca Scholarship Students Applaud their Parents

By Breyton Méndez A scholarship ceremony took place last Saturday, February 15, at 1:30pm, at the Biblioteca. The recipients of the scholarships and their parents attended with the honored students seated in front and their parents and family members in the back. To start the Biblioteca program General Director Miguel Angel Fuentes shared a few...

Wastewater in Presa Allende Results in Fines for SAPASMA
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Wastewater in Presa Allende Results in Fines for SAPASMA

By Jesus Aguado Thousands of liters of wastewater run through pipes that are supposed to carry it toward SAPASMA’s Planta Tratadora de Aguas Residuales (Treatment Plant for Residual Waters) located along the railroad tracks near San Miguel Viejo. However, the system has not worked properly since its inception. SAPASMA—Sistema de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado (System...

Community Teamed Up to Extinguish a Fire
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Community Teamed Up to Extinguish a Fire

By Jesús Aguado On February 18, a grass fire consumed 300 hectares. More than 60 people worked to control the fire, and 30 of those fighters were volunteers who attacked the fire from a second front. Annually there is an average of 300 fires in the San Miguel de Allende area, and some cause substantial...

Another Victim of Collateral Damage
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Another Victim of Collateral Damage

by Jesús Aguado A San Miguel de Allende resident was killed by a stray bullet at the corner of Hidalgo and Insurgentes—a bullet meant for someone else. The young man who was the target of the attack also died on that street corner on Thursday night. According to witnesses, at 11:07pm on February 13, a...

The Art of Wine at the Ayuntamiento Museum
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The Art of Wine at the Ayuntamiento Museum

By Jesús Aguado The Fundación Milenio y el Instituto Estatal de la Cultura (Millennium Foundation and State Institute of Culture) is currently presenting The Art of Wine at the Museo Histórico del Ayuntamiento de San Miguel de Allende (Historical Museum of the San Miguel de Allende Town Hall). The museum is located in the former Municipal Palace building that...

San Miguel’s Friendship with Canada is Celebrated at la Biblioteca
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San Miguel’s Friendship with Canada is Celebrated at la Biblioteca

By Jesús Aguado Art, culture, and education are easy to find at La Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende. The Biblioteca is currently preparing for its second annual fundraiser and will exhibit paintings and photographs that are not typically available for viewing. The event will highlight the long-lasting contributions of four Canadians who have...